Trilogy # 1)
By: Marion Croslydon
Pub. Date: October 8, 2012
Publisher: Carlux Publishing
Madison LeBon is dead set against the dead.
Her fresh start at
is a brand new beginning. She finally has a chance to turn the page on her psychic powers and cumbersome voodoo heritage. Snakes, dolls, ghosts, and spirits: Farewell… Oxford University
When the tragic lovers in a painting—the subject of her first history class—begin to haunt her, she must accept her gift before life imitates art. The lovers warn her against their own nemesis, a Puritan from the English Civil War. Unfortunately, said nemesis is now going all homicidal on
College becomes more complicated when she falls hard for Rupert Vance, a troubled aristocrat and descendant of one of the characters in the painting. With the spirit of a murderer after her,
Madisonrealizes that her own first love may also be doomed…
I love stories where characters from today’s time period have to solve mysteries from the past, which is why I was very excited to review Oxford Whispers. Characters in a painting are haunting the main character! I knew this book would be for me. While I did enjoy a lot of aspects to this novel, other parts fell flat for me.
The story was very interesting to me. I wanted to see how it all came together. I felt that a lot of my questions weren’t answered though, and I finished the book more confused than ever. But I loved finding out other answers and following the mystery along with
I also didn’t feel connected to the characters.
Madison just annoyed me.
I enjoyed Rupert’s (the love interest) POV though. I thought he was very
The setting of Oxford Whispers was what I really enjoyed. Everything was explained beautifully. I felt like I was roaming the old halls with
Madison, and driving through the country in
Overall, I really did enjoy Oxford Whispers and I am excited to read the second book, where
Madison has to solve a
Tudor mystery. I love the Tudors!